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Descubrimiento en pez cebra puede desvelar función del riñón humano

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 19 de febrero de 2014 — Los científicos dicen que el descubrimiento de cómo pasan los iones de sodio a través de las agallas del pez cebra puede ser la clave para entender una función clave del riñón humano. Los resultados de la colaboración entre Mayo Clinic [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Zebrafish Discovery May Shed Light on Human Kidney Function

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 19, 2014 — Researchers say the discovery of how sodium ions pass through the gill of a zebrafish may be a clue to understanding a key function in the human kidney. The findings from a collaboration between Mayo Clinic and the Tokyo Institute of Technology appear [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Team Develops Editing Toolkit for Customizing Zebrafish Genomes

ROCHESTER, Minn. — September 20, 2012.  Mayo Clinic researchers and an international team of scientists have developed a highly-efficient means of editing zebrafish genomes for research purposes, eliminating a bottleneck that has stymied biomedical scientists from using the fish as a model for human disease. The details appear online today [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Scientific "Toolkit" Opens Door to New Genetic Experiments in Zebrafish

For many researchers, zebrafish are becoming the model of choice for genetic studies. However, Mayo Clinic researchers and an international team of scientists have developed a highly efficient means of editing zebrafish genomes for research purposes, eliminating a bottleneck that has stymied biomedical scientists from using the fish as a [...]

Created by Dana Sparks